the fizzmas-iest tree ever
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the fizzmas-iest tree ever

My tree’s up!!!   Fizzmas has officially begun! Posts will be coming with Fizzmas fun, but for now I’m enjoying the sight of so many non-popped bubblies of all kinds – Champagne, sparkling, Crémant, Prosecco… What’s your favorite? Continue reading

the 12 days of fizzmas: crémant from the loire on day 10
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the 12 days of fizzmas: crémant from the loire on day 10

LOVED this, so seriously just go buy it! This is our third crémant in Fizzmas – so many good ones from all over France. Crémant from the Loire requires hand-picked grapes, light pressing, and long maturation. This Langlois sparkling rosé is all Cabernet Franc (the predominant red grape in the Loire) and packed with just-picked strawberry … Continue reading

the 12 days of fizzmas: crémant from bordeaux on day 5
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the 12 days of fizzmas: crémant from bordeaux on day 5

Bordeaux’s main white grapes are Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc, so obv that’s what most of their sparkling is made from. Jaillance Crémant is made in the same method as champagne, and their “Cuvée de l’Abbaye” is made with Semillon and Cab Franc grapes. It’s dry, delicious, and awesome with savory foods (like gougères, aka cheese puffs). The … Continue reading